HKFP History: How the July 1 democracy rally provides an annual reading of the political temperature

The annual July 1 demonstration acts as a thermometer for dissatisfaction levels and grievances in Hong Kong. Officially the anniversary of Hong Kong’s 1997 handover, when Britain gave the former colony back to China, it is also the day of one of the most significant protests of the year. Article 23 (2003) In 2003, hundreds of thousands of […]